Training & Certification

NDT Personnel Certification Complies with EN ISO 9712: 2012 Standards. NDTSS SGNDT Scheme is Accredited by SAC in accordance ISO/IEC 17024. Refer to Accredited Scope of NDTSS

Singapore NDT Certification Scheme (SGNDT)

Examinations are available on request for ISO 9712:2012 & EN 4179:2009 ( Aerospace Employer Based)

Certification Committee Chairman : Dr. Andrew Malcolm

Singapore NDT Certification Scheme (SGNDT)

EN 4179:2009 Scheme Chairperson: Ms. Grace Liang

Singapore National Aerospace NDT Board (SNANDTB)

NDT certification scheme varies globally from countries to countries. A proper certification scheme is required to produce successful NDT practitioners to suit local industry requirements. Almost all of the developed countries in the world have their own schemes, for example countries like Australia, Japan, Germany and Canada just to name a few, have developed and operated their own national NDT certification scheme.

The NDT personnel certification schemes that are enjoying global recognition includes are:

  • SGNDT – Administered by Non- Destructive Testing Society Accredited by SAC -ISO 9712 (ICNDT MRA)
  • PCN- Administered by The British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing Accredited by UKAS  – ISO 9712( ICNDT MRA)
  • AINDT – The Australian Institute of NDT Accredited by JAS/ANZ- ISO 9712 ( ICNDT MRA)
  • RTC – RTC Testing & Diagnostics Accredited by UKAS- ISO 9712 ( ICNDT MRA)
  • CSWIP- Administered by the Welding Institute Accredited by UKAS  (ISO 9712)
  • ASNT Level-3 – Administered by The American Society of Non-Destructive Testing Accredited by ANSI – Non ISO 9712

All of the above mentioned schemes operate independently of any private organizations and are responsible for the maintenance and integrity of their nominated certifying schemes. These central certification schemes allow qualified technicians to carry out NDT on any site for any employer.

Refer below NDTSS code of Ethics, Policy, Forms & Relevant Procedures

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Exams can be scheduled every Saturday unless falls on public holiday from 9.00am to 17.00hrs, Ultrasonic Testing Examination are Scheduled from Friday 9.00am onwards.

Schedule your examination with Ms. Cheryl Khoo – Certification@ndtss.org.sg

IMPARTIALITY STATEMENT   ( Published 20.01.2018 by AB)

NDTSS & its Authorized Qualifying body & Examination Centre are committed to provide its services with highest Integrity.

The policies and procedures of the Certification Body and its administration are related to the criteria in which certification is sought, and they are fair and equitable among all candidates, and our procedures comply with all applicable local regulations and statutory requirements. NDTSS or its Authorized qualifying body selects the examiner for the candidate being impartial and doesn’t have conflict of interest with the candidate. If any conflict has been identified, the chief examiner has the authority to change the examiner.

All candidates are given equal importance for answering any queries related to examination. All such queries shall be made prior to the start of the examination. All materials provided for examination such as question banks, test specimens are not been used for training. The examiner is chosen to be independent of training. If any candidates falsifies any records of education, training or experience the Certification body will void all examinations taken by the examinee and all such records would be revoked.

All Candidates for examination shall follow the examination rules presented by the invigilator or examiner. Candidates proven cheating the examination would be banned from taking any examinations for a period of not less than 2 years and all such results would be revoked.

All individuals participating in the certification committee, Authorized qualification bodies staffs (AQB’s), Authorized Examination Centers, Auditors and other administrative staffs shall sign commitment to confidentiality & impartiality.

The President of NDTSS or Chairman of Certification committee possess authority related to certification matters & shall be responsible for decisions related to certification, including granting, maintaining & recertifying. The scope of certification shall be expanded or reduced based on the resources of the certification NDTSS.

Next Review: 01/2019